Botany

Botany

DEPARTMENT OF BOTANY

 

COURSES
  • B.Sc
  • M.Sc. (Botany)
  • Ph. D. (Botany)

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FACULTY


Dr. A. K. Pedhekar
M.Sc., M. Phil & Ph. D.
Associate Professor & Head
Specialisation: Cytogenetics
Publications – Books: Nil
Research Papers: 14
Research Supervision: Nil
Project – Nil




Dr. V. J. Tiwari
M.Sc., Ph. D.
Associate Professor
Specialisation: Plant taxonomy, medicinal plants
Publications – Books: Nil    Research Papers: 21
Research Supervision :
Ph.D: Nil
M.Phil: 01(Awarded)
Project – 01 (Completed)




Dr. Ms. Sayeda Qureshi
M.Sc. Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Specialisation: Plant pathology
Publications: Books: 07    Research Papers: 13
Research Supervision: Nil
Project – 01 (Completed)




Dr. Ms. Padmavati Rao
M.Sc., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Specialisation: Cytogenetics
Publications: Books: 05   Research Papers: 24
Research Supervision :
Ph.D: 01(Registered)
M.Phil: 01 (Awarded)
Project – Nil




Dr. Aparna M. Yadav
M.Sc., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Specialisation: Paleobotany
Publications: Books: 02    Research Papers: 19
Research Supervision : Nil
Project – 01(On going)


NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATIONS
  • With Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Cleveland, USA, through Dr. Shya Chitaley, Curator.
  • With Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China through Prof. Cheng Sen Li
  • With Department of Botany, Florida University, Florida, USA through Dr. Steven Manchester
  • With Department of Geophysical Sciences, Chicago University, Chicago, USA through Sir Peter Crane
  • Negotiations are underway to start a student exchange programme with the Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing.

With Department of Botany, Florida University, Florida, USA through Dr. Steven Manchester


PROJECTS BY THE DEPARTMENT

Minor Project
Principal investigator: Dr. Mrs. Aparna Yadav (On-going from April 2017)
Title: Investigation and exploration of diversified fossil flora from Central India.
Funding agency: UGC
Duration: 2 Yrs

Minor Project
Principal investigator: Dr. Mrs. Sayeda Parveen Qureshi (Submitted 2015)
Title: Investigation of Ethanomedical plant wealth of Tirora Tehsil of Gondia district.
Funding agency: UGC
Duration: 2 Yrs

Minor Project
Principal investigator: Dr. V. J. Tiwari (Completed)
Title: Phytochemical analysis and antimicrobial screening of ethnomedicinal plants used by Madia tribe of Gadchiroli District of Maharashtra State.
Funding agency: UGC
Duration: 2 Yrs

Minor Project
Principal investigator: Dr. D. K. Kapgate (Completed)
Title: Palaeovegetation, Palaeophytogeography and Palaeoenviromental study of Central India.
Funding agency: UGC
Duration: 3 Yrs


UGC SPONSORED BSR PROJECTS & PUBLICATIONS:
NAME OF FACULTY NAME OF STUDENT NATURE OF PROJECT DURATION

FROM      TO

TITLE OF THE PROJECT NAME OF FUNDING AGENCY
Dr. A.K. Pedhekar Ms. Vidhya Bokade BSR 2012-2013

(6 Months)

Morphodiversity in wild Vigna species in Salekasa Tehsil of Gondi District UGC
  Ms. Aaisha Hasan BSR 2012-2013

(6 Months)

Survey &collection of wild relatives of some crop plants from Bhandara Dist. UGC
  Ms. Swati Gautre BSR 2013-2014

(6 Months)

Study of floral parts of wild forms collected from the core area of Melghat Tiger reserve, Amravati. UGC
Dr. V.J. Tiwari Ms. Divya Jyoti Dhore BSR 2013-2014

(6 Months)

Study of biodiversity of genus euphourbia in Bhandara taluka of Dist. Bhandara of M.S. UGC
Dr. P.S.Rao Mr. Gohit Pedhekar BSR 2012-2013

(6 Months)

Study of wild and semi wild fibre yielding plants in Rawanwadi and its vicinity UGC
  Ms. Yogita Belurkar BSR 2013-2014

(6 Months)

A survey on bark ornamentation of some trees in Bhandara district UGC
Dr. A.M. Yadav Mr. Rajendra Pillare BSR 2012-2013

(6 Months)

Study of medicinal plant from Purkabodi, Bhandara District and its vicinity.

 

UGC
  Ms. Deepika Dubey BSR 2013-2014

(6 Months)

A study of medicinal milky white latex bearing plants of Bhandara city UGC

  1. Pedhekar, A. K. ; Chaudhari, U. S. (2005). Mophological diversity and relationships among wild and cultivated species of the Genus Vigna. Proc. Int . conf. ICPSBC Amravati ; p. 173-184.
  2. A. K. Pedhekar. (2014). Survey & collection of wild relatives of crop plants from Bhandara Dist. International Journal Of Life Sciences, Oct. 2014, Special issue A2, 132-134. e ISSN: 2320-964x.
  3. Tiwari V J (2013). Biodiversity of Genus Euphorbia L., Subgenus Chamaesyce., Rauf., (Euphorbiaceae)., Published in UGC sponsored Proceedings of National Seminar on Biodiversity – A Global Need., Organiser : Department of Botany and Zoology, J M Patel College, Bhandara, pp. 101 -108, ISBN -978-93-5137-205-9.
  4. Gohit A. Pedhekar and Padmavathi S. Rao ( 2013).Study of wild and semiwild fiber yielding plants in Rawanwadi and its vicinity. Sakshep vol:1. Pp:5-8. ISSN2347-3762. (13-14)
  5. Yogita T. Belurkar and Padmavathi S. Rao (2014) A survey on bark ornamentation of some trees in Bhandara Dt. Sakshep Vol: 2 pp:22-27, ISSN2347-3762.(14-15)
  6. Pillare R.P and Yadav A.M. (2013). Study of medicinal plant from Purkabodi, Bhandara District and its vicinity. Sakshep (Multidisciplinary multilingual peer reviewed journal) Vol 1: 1-4.( ISSN:2347-3762)
  7. Dubey D.M. and Yadav A.M. (2014). A study of Medicinal milky white latex bearing plants of Bhandara city. Sakshep (Multidisciplinary Multilingual peer reviewed journal) Vol 3:14-21. (ISSN 2347-3762)